The Bull

Series: The Lunar Calendar

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in the circle framed by the entire rim to the left - the picture of a bull, to the right - a matted image of the half-moon.


The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: Computer simulation.
Mint: Moscow Mint (ММД)
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The bull is one of the 12 symbols of the Lunar Calendar.

* The actual mintage figure will be precised.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 33,94 (±0,31)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,30 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs up to 20000*

Date of issue: 01/11/2008
Catalogue number: 5111-0176

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